National Grid cable reburial on Block Island paused until fall

NATIONAL GRID's sea2shore cable lands at Block Island's Town Beach on June 23, 2016 linking the island to the mainland./ PHOTO/CASSIUS SHUMAN.
NEW SHOREHAM – Reburial of National Grid Rhode Island’s exposed 34,500-volt subsea cable at Block Island’s Town Beach has been paused due to unexpected construction complications. The construction project was scheduled for completion by Memorial Day. National Grid intends to resume the work in the fall after the busy summer tourism season on the island…

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